Linotype / Linotype Company

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Identifier: REF.TY.1373
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 1 folder, loose leaf paper : 31 cm.
Creation dates: 1986
Created by: Linotype Company
Was created in: New York City
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Linotype [sh85077253], Linotype Company (London, England) [], Kummer, Wolfgang, 1935- []
Folder containing company history and promotional material for The Linotype Company. Contents include a press release from June 26th, 1986 titled "Allied-Signal Donates Linotype Equipment to Columbia School of Journalism"; remarks of Dr. Wolfgang Kummer on the occasion of the Linotype Centennial Reception at the New York Public Library on June 26, 1986; a photograph of Dr. Wolfgang Kummer, President of The Linotype Group; Dr. Kumer's bio; a one-page advertisement for Linotype Centennial typeface; a backgrounder document on the Linotype Group; a chronology of milestones in Mergenthaler's life and the history of the Linotype companies; the 1985 Allied Signal Annual Report; and a promotional full-color brochure titled "Linotype -- A Century of Leadership". Also includes a bound transcript of "The Future of the Printed Word: A Panel Discussion" with Hortense Calisher (author), Kathryn Court (editor, Viking Penguin), Osborn Elliot (dean, Columbia School of Journalism), Mitchel Levitas (editor, New York Times Book Review), and Scott Walker (co-founder and director, Graywolf Press), Moderated by Edwin Newman (journalist/commentator) on June 12, 1986. The discussion was sponsored by The Linotype Group.